13 March 2014 Su Myat Win SAW
The 103rd anniversary of international women’s day was held at Mae Sot District Office from 7:30am to 12 noon on March 8, 2014. This anniversary was organized by Migrant Rights Promotion Working Group MRPWG and Tak district’s community development center, and the participants had marched from Mae Sot police station to the governor’s office. Such activity was intended to promote women’s right to enjoy peaceful life without any discrimination against women all over the world, and to respect their rights. In this ceremony, Dr. Cynthia Maung and other 6 women rights activists were rewarded for their excellent works by Thai social development department.
In the ceremony, the biographies of famous women like Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Dr. Cynthia Maung, Monia Greg, Malaila and Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn were posted. Many members of NGOs, CBOs and Burmese migrant workers in Mae Sot in total of 200 people had attended to the anniversary.